Vroenhoven-Riemst (Cretaceous of Belgium)

Where: Belgium (50.8° N, 5.6° E: paleocoordinates 43.4° N, 4.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Belemnella casimirovensis other zone, Meerssen Member (Maastricht Formation), Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• Upper third of Meerssen member, latest Maastrichtian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Repository: Geo Centrum Brabant

Primary reference: J. S. H. Collins, R. H. B. Fraaye, and W.M. Jagt. 1995. Late Cretaceous anomurans and brachyurans from the Maastrichtian type area. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 40(2):165-210 [C. Schweitzer/E. Johnson/E. Johnson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138751: authorized by Carrie Schweitzer, entered by Evaline Johnson on 26.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Malacostraca
 Decapoda - Diogenidae
Paguristes florae n. sp. Collins et al. 1995 hermit crab